Postdoctoral Scholars
Tali Treibitz, Jaffe Lab

Postdoctoral scholars (postdocs) are essential to Scripps mission, and if you are a postdoc at Scripps, we want to welcome you to Scripps to begin or continue your postdoc career.

We want to start you off with information about your appointment, benefits, opportunities, funding, policies, resources, services, and other helpful information as you begin working with your mentor. 

Resources and Contacts

Who to contact for services and support if you are a postdoc at Scripps Oceanography.

Scripps Institutional Postdoctoral Program

The Scripps Postdoctoral program is an annual competitive program that offers funding from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography that covers a broad range of research.


Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Scholar Award

This UC San Diego award recognizes postdoctoral scholars who conduct outstanding research, exhibit leadership, mentorship and service as they progress toward a defined career.

President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program encourages outstanding women and minority PhD recipients to pursue academic careers at UC.

Postdoc Research Highlights

View of internal waves off northern coast of Trinidad seen from International Space Station. Photo: NASA

Research Highlight: New Research Sheds Light on Hidden Ocean Waves Close to Shore
Measurements off Scripps Pier provide the first long-duration analysis of important, but elusive underwater waves

From left, vocal kelp forest fishes plain midshipman, garibaldi, and bocaccio. Photos: Margaret Marchaterre, Ed Bierman, NOAA

Research Highlight: Monitoring Ocean Health Using Fish Sounds
Acoustic fish recordings could be less expensive way to monitor marine protected areas

Scripps Oceanography at the 10th Annual BlueTech Week
Academia and industry collaboration take center stage at conference on the Blue Economy

Video Highlight